H.R. 2579 (104th): United States National Tourism Organization Act of 1996


Nov 2, 1995
104th Congress, 1995–1996


Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 11, 1996

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 11, 1996.


Pub.L. 104-288


Toby Roth

Representative for Wisconsin's 8th congressional district



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Last Updated: Sep 28, 1996
Length: 9 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To establish the National Tourism Board and the National Tourism Organization to promote international travel and tourism to the United States.

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Related Bills

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S. 1735 (Related)
United States Tourism Organization Act

Passed Senate
Last Action: Aug 2, 1996

What is a bill?

The “H.R.” in “H.R. 2579” means this is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress. A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


Nov 2, 1995
Reported by Committee
Jul 24, 1996
Passed House
Sep 26, 1996
Vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.
Passed Senate
Sep 28, 1996
Vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.
Enacted — Signed by the President
Oct 11, 1996


264 cosponsors (136D, 126R, 2I) (show)
Committee Assignments

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